JVDA Championships Surpasses 430 Teams

4/24/2008

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The JVDA Championships, to be held in Louisville, Kentucky from June 27-30 currently has over 430 entries with expectations that the event will reach approximately 500 teams by the closing deadline of May 5th.

The tournament will feature several divisional championships from ages 12-18 as well as a mini-volleyball exhibition on June 29th showcasing athletes six to nine years of age.

Currently the JVDA is working to develop and produce a television package that will showcase the entire event including personal interest stories on individual players as well as highlights from several age group championships. To highlight the tournament the 18 Open Gold Medal match will be played early on June 30th and the entire tournament will be shut down for a period of 90 minutes to allow all participants, coaches, and parents to witness this match. The JVDA expects 5,000-10,000to be on hand for this championship event that will showcase two of the finest junior teams in the United States.

The JVDA will also be offering several educational forums as well in the areas of recruiting, the student-athlete experience at the collegiate level, youth volleyball and opportunities for playing at the international or professional level.

A special thank you to Mizuno for their generous assistance as title sponsor and also to Molten who will be the official ball for the JVDA Championships.

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